GPW
GPW
Private Equity Managers (PEM)  |  46,95 PLN  |  1,43 PLN  |  3,14%
Internet Ventures FIZ fund
Internet Ventures FIZ

The Fund invests in such sectors as: electronic media, e-commerce, web and wireless (mobile) technologies and services, early stage and growth companies with prospects for success on the Polish, European and global market. Established by MCI Capital TFI together with Krajowy Fundusz Kapitałowy and IIF S.A. The target value of capital engaged in the Fund’s investments is PLN 100 million.

Features of the fund
Type of the Fund Commitment
Investors MCI Capital Group (52.89%), Krajowy Fundusz Kapitałowy (47,11%)
Fund Manager Tomasz Danis, Wojciech Walniczek, Michał Wrzołek
Investment areas digital media, internet, software, mobile and wireless technologies (B2C), cloud computing, big data, online games and entertainment services, e-advertising and m-advertising.
Investment strategy early stage, growth
Investment scale up to EUR 1.5 million
Assets under management PLN 55 milion (USD 14 M)
Current investments
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RentPlanet

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Year of investment: 2016
Trade: real estate
Country: Poland

RentPlanet helps you rent comfortable apartments. The offer is addressed both to those looking for a comfortable home for short and medium term rental but also to property owners who receive a full property management service.

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RemoteMyApp

Remotemyapp
Year of investment: 2016
Trade: Gaming
Country: Polska

RemoteMyApp created Remotr app which allows its users to stream multimedia content (games, video, software and music) from their desktop PCs or laptops to an external device (smartphone or tablet) with simultaneous remote application access in real time from an external device (such as a smartphone or tablet). Remotr enables sound and video streaming with the same quality and ensures the same functionality of applications in all popular operating systems (Windows, Windows Mobile, iOS and Android).

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Prowly

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Year of investment: 2016
Trade: SaaS
Country: Polska

Prowly is an online platform for PR pros designed to streamline their media relations efforts. At the heart of Prowly’s technology is what company calls Brand Journals, which enable companies and agencies to put all of their social and video channels, photos and blog posts in one place that tells their brand story on a continual basis. Several hundred professionals already use Prowly, including PR team members for brands such as IKEA, Spotify and National Geographic. Prowly is a member of the European Tech Alliance, alongside some of the biggest technology startups from Europe (Spotify, BlaBlaCar, Deezer), supporting the European Commission in the Digital Single Market (DSM) project.

www.prowly.com

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mFind.pl

mfind
Year of investment: 2015
Trade: Porównywarka ubezpieczeń
Country: Polska

mfind.pl is an insurance comparison website, which brings revolutionary changes to the online insurance market in Poland. This is a simple, fast and useful tool for optimizing customers’ insurance budget. The online insurance market in Poland is still in its early stages. Currently, only 1% of all car insurance sales goes through comparison sites. In the United Kingdom or Hungary it is well over 60%. There is no other country in Europe where insurance comparison sites have a share of less than 5% in the whole insurance market. All this points to excellent prospects for the online insurance sector and a forecasted rapid growth in the coming years.

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ZdroweGeny.pl

zdrowegeny
Year of investment: 2015
Trade: biomedycyna
Country: Polska

zdrowegeny.pl is a platform owned by Platforma Badań Genetycznych (Genetic Testing Platform). The platform is developing into a marketplace of genetic tests for individual customers. Tests are supplied by laboratories specialising in tests for fertility, pregnancy development, food intolerance, cardiology and oncology risks as well as old age diseases. This will be the first such comprehensive offer in Poland. The platform’s aim is to popularise DNA testing as a way to learn about one’s organism with respect to the fetus condition, cancer or pharmacology-related risks.

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SiDLY

Sidly
Year of investment: 2015
Trade: Telemedycyna
Country: Polska

SiDLY is a pioneer of innovative telemedicine equipment for patients requiring constant medical care, both institutional and individual patients. SiDLY Care is a device for constant monitoring of medical parameters. SiDLY Care functionality enables remote healthcare, improves the operation of modern healthcare institutions and provides assistance to users in everyday activities. The SiDLY product may indeed revolutionise Polish healthcare institutions.

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Spark Software

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Year of investment: 2015
Trade: e-commerce, software
Country: Poland

Spark Software, founded in January 2015, is currently working on a mobile platform that may revolutionize global offline and online shopping for FMCG products. A world-unique project of Polish entrepreneurs will provide the first ever direct link between consumers and producers of fast-moving goods. The company forecasts that the product will be market-ready in 2016 at the latest. Test implementations of the system in selected Polish chains are to begin at the beginning of September 2015. Spark Software will provide clients with a special mobile application to be used both in regular and internet shops. For regular shops, the application will ensure not only loyalty discounts and personalised promotions, but also convenience and shorter queuing time. Products scanned with the phone will get straight into a bag or a trolley. Then a dedicated gate with beacons will automatically start the payment procedure when a customer passes through.

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Lepszaoferta.pl

lepsza oferta
Year of investment: 2014
Trade: e-commerce
Country: Polska
3Dkreator

3DKreator

3Dkreator
Year of investment: 2015
Trade: druk 3D, nowe technologie
Country: Polska
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4screens

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Year of investment: 2015
Trade: software as a service (SaaS)
Country: Polska
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focus telecom

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Year of investment: 2014
Trade: cloud computing, e-commerce
Country: Polska

Focus Telecom Polska is an innovative technology company providing business communication services based on the cloud computing model. The company is a Polish market leader in Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS). The company operates an original Unified Communications platform created with business clients in mind in order to increase the effectiveness of customer service processes, sales operations and internal communication. The platform brings together services related to communication management and customer knowledge building (call/contact centres), advanced contact tools for smaller businesses (telco smart office) and group communication (video-conferences and web-conferences). The company provides its services to more than 800 clients, generating revenues amounting to several million zlotys and a sales margin exceeding 60%.

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HOJO Clean

HOJO clean
Year of investment: 2014
Trade: e-commerce
Country: Polska

The first Online Cleaning Services Broker and Poland’s largest online platform connecting cleaning service providers with consumers and companies looking for professional cleaning services. It is also the largest free search engine for such services in the country. HOJO Clean users can contact affordable and reliable partners with a proven track record who offer top quality professional cleaning services. Over the last three years, the company has scaled up its business operations almost 10 times and attained a sales margin of several dozen percent.

kompan

kompan.pl

kompan
Year of investment: 2011
Trade: e-marketing
Country: Polska

One of the largest distributors of search engine and contextual ads in Poland.

The company was created in the year 2004. After a short time, Kompan.pl became one of the largest distributors of search engine advertisements and context advertisements in Poland. Clients of Kompan.pl include such well-known brands as Polpharma, Comarch, Aviva, Miele, PKN Orlen, J.W. Construction as well as hundreds of small and medium enterprises that are handled by regional offices in Warsaw, Poznan, Gdynia, Katowice and Wroclaw. The solutions of Kompan.pl include creation, advanced CMS software, affiliation, strategy and consulting, e-commerce, advanced advertising campaigns and data analysis. Kompan.pl plans further dynamic growth of the number of clients by expanding its regional offices and creating a corporate sales department. Additionally, the company intends to develop sales of advanced interactive marketing services.

Completed investments
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Feedo -Marketplace-type platform in the babycare field. Feedo.cz and Feedo.sk are leaders of the Czech and Slovak markets in this category products.

Management team
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Tomasz Danis

Fund manager

  • Performs the function of Partner
  • He worked for LinkedIn in California, where he was responsible for the creation of the competition strategy on the European market.
  •  From 2002 to 2005 and from 2007 to 2012, he was employed at McKinsey & Company, where, as Engagement Manager, he was in charge of the implementation of strategic and investment projects (including M&A) for top European companies focused on telecommunications and media, but also for leading power industry, fuel sector, FMCG and Private Equity players.
  •  In 2012, he took the function of Managing Director at Rocket Internet CEE, the world’s largest e-commerce project incubator, where he was responsible for the identification of new investments, raising capital, establishing new start-ups and development of Rocket’s portfolio of growth-stage companies.

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Private Equity Managers S.A.

Internet Ventures FIZ

Warsaw Spire

1 Europejski Sq.

00-844 Warsaw, Poland

danis@pemanagers.eu
(+48) 22 540 73 80
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Wojciech Walniczek

Investment Director

Wojtek joined MCI in early 2017 as an Investment Director. At MCI he is focusing on early and growth stage investments mainly in the areas of FinTech, marketplace, SaaS and e-commerce. Prior to joining MCI Wojtek worked nearly 6 years at McKinsey & Company, lately as an Engagement Manager, where he managed or performed over 30 strategy, digital and investment studies in telecommunications, financial and retail industries. Before McKinsey, he worked at KPMG in Zurich (Transaction Services) and Credit Suisse in London (Investment Banking, M&A). Wojtek holds an MBA degree from Harvard Business School, M.Sc. in Management and Finance from the Poznan University of Economics and he also studied International Business at ESCP-EAP in London.

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Michał Wrzołek

Investment Director

  • Michał has 12 years of professional experience in venture capital/private equity, investment banking and management consulting. In MCI since 2015 working for the early growth phase VC fund Internet Ventures, running transactions, but first of all performing portfolio management and helping portfolio companies grow.
  • Before joining MCI worked for McKinsey & Company as Implementation Manager, where he was responsible for implementation of key strategic initiatives in the largest corporate clients. Transactional and advisory experience he gained also in Azimutus and PwC where he performed more than 50 projects, both buy-side and sell-side advisory, and management consulting (inter alia strategy creation, verification and implementation as well as improvement of sales and customer service).

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